Microsoft in Education Global Forum, Dubai, 2...
Yet, what is often missed is the importance of passion for your subject, the young people sitting in front of you, and the pressing issues in our world.
Research shows that teachers—not books, not technology, not buildings, and not even class size—are the single most powerful driver of student performance. That research is important for two reasons. First, it puts an enormous amount of responsibility and pressure on teachers to drive student success. Second, it should be our guiding priority when we think about how to improve our schools. Better teachers, better students.
What does a passionate teacher do that others don't?